Archive for November, 2009

Iowa Ranks High in Pew Report

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 at 6:20 am

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State Senator Becky Schmitz is touting Iowa’s high fiscal rating according to a survey by the Pew Research Center.

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Increased Police Presence This Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 at 6:18 am

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Press play to hear from Trooper Jason Marlow

Motorists who drive through Iowa this Thanksgiving weekend can expect to see an increased police presence.

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Preparing a Green Thanksgiving Meal

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 at 6:13 am

Alliant Energy has prepared a list of tips to keep energy costs down while preparing Thanksgiving meals.

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Thanksgiving Closures

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 at 5:57 am

Thanksgiving is tomorrow (11/26) and most government offices and many businesses will be closed

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November 24, 2009

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 8:27 am

Birthday Winner – Shelly Bruggey

Anniversary Winners – Sam & Betsy Milam

Thirsty Camel Fire Likely Started in Roof

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 8:20 am

Iowa (AP) – The fire that destroyed a restaurant near Columbus Junction over the weekend appears to have started in the roof.

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Mid-Prairie beats West Liberty to start season

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 8:16 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks opened their season with a road win last night. The Golden Hawks beat West Liberty 35-28.

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Several girls basketball teams kickoff season tonight

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 8:14 am

The Highland girls basketball team opens their season hosting rival Lone Tree. Meanwhile IMS travels to Winfield to take on Winfield-Mount Union. It’s the opener for IMS, Winfield-Mount Union started their season with a win over West Liberty Friday. Sigourney opens their season tonight hosting English Valleys. Keota plays Tri-County in Keota. This is the second game for Keota, they lost to BGM Friday.

Demon boys at Jamboree tonight

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 8:09 am

The Demon boys have their dress rehearsal tonight. They will be at the Mid-Prairie Jamboree.

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E. Iowa Child Among Latest Deaths Tied to H1N1

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 7:16 am

A child from eastern Iowa is among the latest reported deaths from H1N1.

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Bobcats on the Rise

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 6:57 am

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press play to hear from DNR Wildlife Specialist Don Pfeiffer

Southeast Iowa’s bobcat population is up slightly.

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Addiction Recovery Group Celebrates Two Years

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 6:56 am

A Washington based organization designed to help people battling addictions is celebrating

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Washington Chamber Looking to Draw Rural Residents in for Holiday Shopping

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 6:55 am

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press play to hear from Washington Chamber Executive Dir. Tim Coffey

Businesses are gearing up for the busiest shopping day of the year

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Kalona Chamber Hoping for Busy Shopping Season

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 6:44 am

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With the holidays fast approaching, the Kalona’s chamber president is hoping people decide to shop local.

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Two Fill Up Spots for KCII Food Drive

Posted: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 at 6:00 am

KCII’s Caring Christmas Food Drive has two fill up locations scheduled this week.

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November 23, 2009

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 9:44 am

Birthday Winner – Forrest Eubanks

Fire Damages Thirsty Camel Bar Near Conesville

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 8:56 am

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A fire yesterday damaged a bar in rural Louisa County.

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Golden Hawk girls kick off season tonight

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 8:01 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk girls basketball team kicks off their season on the road tonight taking on West Liberty. Golden Hawk Head Coach Marc Pennington says they are very young with only three returning letter winners Renita Miller, Erin Cayton, and Brittnee Stumpf .

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State football championships

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 8:00 am

Over the weekend the high school football season wrapped up with championship games being played in the UNI-Dome. This season saw two repeat champions and one rematch from last year’s final game.

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Name of Man Killed in Weekend Bar Fight Released

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 6:43 am

The name of a man killed in a weekend bar fight in Washington has been released.

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